DRmare Tidal Music Converter

An intelligent tool for Tidal music users to convert and download Tidal HiFi music for offline listening

  • Download Tidal songs, playlists, etc. with lossless audio quality
  • Convert Tidal HiFi music to FLAC, MP3, WAV and more
  • Save full ID3 tags of Tidal songs for future reference
  • Enable users to listen to Tidal music offline anywhere

How to Listen to Tidal Offline on Mac and PC Desktop

As a high-quality streaming music service, Tidal provides lossless audio and high-resolution music videos. Tidal audiophiles can stream CD-quality audio (up to 16-bit, 44.1 kHz) and MQA-quality tracks (up to 24-bit, 192 kHz). However, streaming in higher quality requires more data, especially when streaming audio in HiRes, Dolby Atmos, and Sony 360 Reality Audio.

In this case, listening to Tidal offline is a great way to reduce data consumption when listening without an internet connection. In this guide, we will walk you through how to use Tidal offline on Mac and PC desktops and mobile devices with or without Tidal Offline Mode.

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Part 1. Can You Listen to Tidal Offline?

Does Tidal Have Offline Mode?

Offline Mode is a wonderful feature that allows you to download songs, playlists, albums, podcasts, etc. to your device. And then, you can listen to music without an active internet connection or mobile data usage. Does Tidal work offline?

For mobile users: Yes, Tidal offers the Offline Mode feature on its mobile app. But it's not available on all subscription levels. You need to update to a Tidal HiFi or HiFi Plus subscription to get Tidal offline download.

For desktop users: No. Tidal did not offer an official desktop application with a dedicated offline mode for Mac and PC.

How Can I Use Tidal Offline Mac and PC?

Although Tidal PC Offline Mode is not available yet, you can use some third-party excellent Tidal downloaders, like DRmare Tidal Music Converter to download music from Tidal to your Windows and Mac computers for offline listening.

Part 2. How to Listen to Tidal Offline on Mac and PC Desktop

We learned that there is no Tidal offline Mac and PC mode. But don't worry, we can get help from a third-party Tidal music downloader. Here, we can meet DRmare Tidal Music Converter. It can help access Tidal Offline Mode on desktop with ease even if you are using a free Tidal account. With this tool, you can break the Tidal offline download limits and the protection from Tidal songs.

DRmare Tidal Music Converter can download and convert Tidal music to MP3, FLAC, WAV, etc. in batches at 5X faster speed. And it will keep the audio files with the original quality and full metadata. This will give you a better offline listening experience of Tidal songs. Also, before converting, you can choose to edit the Tidal audio parameters, like the audio channel, sample rate, bit rate, and more.

Thanks to this software, you can listen to Tidal music offline on Windows and Mac computers and move Tidal music from your computer to other devices for playing offline. What's more, you can enjoy Tidal music offline forever even your Tidal subscription has expired.


DRmare Tidal Music Converter

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  • Help get Tidal desktop offline mode
  • Batch convert Tidal songs to MP3, WAV, etc.
  • Play Tidal offline on PC, Mac and more devices
  • Save full ID3 tags and the original Tidal audio quality

How to Use Tidal Offline PC/Mac Mode on Desktop

To get Tidal Offline Mode on Mac and PC desktops, please install the DRmare Tidal Converter program on your computer first. And you need to have an active Tidal account and the Tidal app. After then, you can start your free trial of DRmare Tidal Music Converter. With it, you can play Tidal offline on your computer and other devices that don't have an internet connection.

Step 1Launch the DRmare Tidal Music Converter
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From the desktop of your computer, double-click the icon of DRmare Tidal Music Converter. Then the program will activate. The Tidal app installed on your computer will open as well. Then you need to log in to your Tidal account. (A free Tidal account is OK.)

Step 2Set audio format for Tidal offline download
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To access Tidal desktop offline on PC and Mac, you need to set the output audio format for Tidal music. Please hit the Menu icon at the top right on the DRmare software. Then select 'Preferences' from the list. Next, choose the 'Convert' option from the pop-up window.
Now, you can start to reset the output audio format for Tidal songs. There are six output audio formats to choose from for Tidal songs. You can opt and convert Tidal to your desired format. What's more, the bit rate, sample rate, channel, and more are also available for editing. At last, please touch the 'OK' button to apply the settings.
Step 3Load Tidal music tracks to DRmare TidiKit
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Now, please go to the Tidal app to find and choose the Tidal songs you want to convert. Then touch the target song and click on the '...' icon. Next, select 'Share' from the list and head to choose the 'Copy Track Link' option. Now, you get the link to the Tidal song you want to download and convert.
Next, back to the main screen of the DRmare program. Locate the search box on its top and put the copied link on the box. Then click on the 'plus' icon to import music from Tidal to DRmare TidiKit for downloading.
Step 4Tidal download offline on Mac and PC desktop
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Find and click on the 'Convert' button on the DRmare program. DRmare will begin to download Tidal music and playlists offline for playing on desktop. Then wait for a few seconds. Later, all the Tidal audio files will be converted and stored on your computer. After that, you can check them via the 'Converted' button. Then you can listen to Tidal playlist offline on your PC and Mac computers.

Part 3. How to Play Tidal Music/Playlist Offline on Android/iPhone

Tidal Offline Mode is available for the Tidal app on all Android and iOS mobiles and tablets. On the mobile device, you can download and listen to Tidal music and playlists offline on your device via this feature. But only Tidal HiFi and HiFi Plus subscribers have the privilege of accessing this function with the best audio quality. If you are eligible, you can check out the tutorial to use Tidal Offline Mode on mobile devices.

How to Listen to Tidal Offline Music on Android

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Step 1. Launch the Tidal music app on your Android devices. Log into your Tidal HiFi Plus or Tidal HiFi account. If necessary, you can also customize the Tidal's download quality as 'Normal", 'High', 'HiFi', or 'Master' quality.

Step 2. Search for the songs you want to play offline. Then click on the 'Download' button to download Tidal music to Android.

Step 3. Later, head to the 'My Collection' tab and find the 'Downloaded' option. After then, you can go to enable the 'Offline Mode' under the Settings section and start to listen to Tidal offline on your Android devices.

How to Use Tidal Playlist Offline on iPhone

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Step 1. Open the Tidal app on your iOS devices like iPhone or else. Head to 'My Collection' at the bottom right of Tidal.

Step 2. Select playlists or albums from Tidal you want. Touch the 'three-dots' icon next to the title.

Step 3. Scroll down and choose 'download' to get Tidal music downloaded to iPhone or other iOS devices.

Step 4. Press the 'setting' icon from the upper right on the Tidal screen. Search for the 'Offline Mode' and turn on the 'Offline' switch. After that, you can play Tidal offline on the Tidal mobile app.

Where Does Tidal Store Offline Music on Android and iOS?

You can enter the Tidal for Android app or iOS app. Then go to the 'My Collection' section and hit on the 'Downloaded' button. And then you will find the downloaded Tidal songs on your Android phones and iPhones.

Part 4. How to Fix Tidal Offline Mode Not Working

"Why is Tidal Offline Mode not working on my phone" Sometimes, users may meet this issue when using Tidal. But don't worry. Here we will list some solutions to you to solve this issue.

Solution 1. Restart your mobile phone. Just power off and power on it. And then open the Tidal app again to check whether the issue is resolved.

Solution 2. Try to clear Tidal cache on your mobile device. Maybe your device is run out of storage. So, you can try to delete your downloaded Tidal music files and clear the app cache to fix the offline mode not working issue.

Solution 3. Try to uninstall and reinstall the Tidal mobile app. You can remove the current Tidal app from your device and then go to the app store to download and install it again.

Solution 4. Update the Tidal app and your mobile device. You can go to update the Tidal app to the latest version and update your phone to the latest OS. Sometimes, the old version of app or device's OS may cause kinds of problems.

Solution 5. Check if your subscription has expired. If yes, please renew it to get the offline downloads. Free plan doesn't provide this feature.

Solution 6. Occasionally, Tidal's servers may experience temporary issues. You can check Tidal's official social media accounts or its website for any announcements about server issues.

Part 5. FAQs about Tidal Mac/PC Offline

Q1: Is There a Tidal Offline Download Limit?

A1:. The download limit to the number of songs is 10,000 on Tidal via the Tidal Offline Mode. And you can only use up to five devices in offline mode simultaneously with a family subscription. But there is no offline download limit while using DRmare Tidal Music Converter to download Tidal music.

Q2: How to Do When Tidal Offline Period Has Expired?

A2: If Tidal said that the "offline period has expired", you can try to fully sign out of the Tidal app and re-authorize your Tidal account details to log in again. Tidal always requires you to pass a credential check and verify you're still paying for a HiFi or HiFi Plus subscription. Besides, you can try to restore Tidal offline content again.

Part 6. The Verdict

Tidal provides over 110 million songs and 650,000 music videos for users to explore online. For mobile users, you can use Tidal Offline Mode to listen to Tidal offline on your Android devices and iPhones. For desktop users, you can play Tidal offline on Mac and PC with ease via DRmare Tidal Music Converter.

If you are a free Tidal member, it's highly recommended to use the second way to use Tidal offline. It allows all Tidal users to download and convert Tidal music and playlists to plain audio formats with the original quality. Then, you can move Tidal music from your computer to other devices, including mobile devices for use offline without a problem.

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